Mediclox Plus Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Mediclox Plus Capsule

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Uses of Ampicillin

Ampicillin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Ampicillin

Common

Rash.

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How to use Ampicillin

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Mediclox Plus Capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Mediclox Plus Capsule works

Ampicillin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.
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Uses of Cloxacillin

Cloxacillin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Cloxacillin

Common

Nausea, Allergic reaction, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Cloxacillin

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Mediclox Plus Capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Mediclox Plus Capsule works

Cloxacillin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Mediclox Plus Capsule

Expert advice for Ampicillin

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better. 
  • It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Discontinue Ampicillin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Expert advice for Cloxacillin

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Discontinue Cloxacillin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
Warnings
Special precautions for Mediclox Plus Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Mediclox Plus Capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Mediclox Plus Capsule is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Mediclox Plus Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Mediclox Plus Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mediclox Plus Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while taking this medicine.
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Liver
CAUTION
Mediclox Plus Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mediclox Plus Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while taking this medicine.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Mediclox Plus Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Ampicillin

Q. Is ampicillin and amoxicillin the same?
Ampicillin and amoxicillin belongs to the same group of penicillin antibiotics, but differ slightly in their uses
Q. Is Ampicillin light-sensitive?
Yes, Ampicillin is light sensitive it should be kept away from sunlight
Q. Does Ampicillin cover anaerobes, listeria?
Ampicillin is used for infections caused by anaerobes and listeria. It is not typically used to treat chlamydia
Q. Is Ampicillin/Megapen a prodrug?
No, Ampicillin is not a prodrug
Q. Is Ampicillin a cephalosporin?
Ampicillin is not a cephalosporin
Q. Can I take Ampicillin for strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, chlamydial and bacterial vaginitis?
Ampicillin can be used to treat strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, bacterial vaginitis
Q. Can I take Ampicillin with Advil (ibuprofen), Tylenol (paracetamol) and Benadryl?
Ampicillin can be taken with paracetamol and Benadryl. Ampicillin when taken with ibuprofen may increase the effects of either drug.
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Frequently asked questions for Cloxacillin

Q. Is cloxacillin a penicillin/antibiotic?
Cloxacillin belongs to a class of medication called penicillin antibiotics. It does not contain penicillin but is structurally similar to it. It is is used to treat bacterial infections in the body affecting the ear, nose, throat, lungs (pneumonia), skin and skin structure infections, urinary bladder infection (cystitis), infection of the valves of the heart, bone infections, especially those caused by the resistant staphylococcus bacteria
Q. What does it treat?
It is also used to treat leprosy and lepra-reaction seen in leprosy, and to prevent infection during surgery
Q. Is cloxacillin the same as amoxicillin?
Cloxacillin is not the same as amoxicillin, but they belong to the same class of medication called penicillin antibiotics
Q. Is Cloxacillin used for treating tonsillitis/ boils/acne/chlamydia/streptococcus infections?
Cloxacillin is not commonly used to treat tonsillitis/boils/acne/chlamydia. It may be used to treat streptococcus infections but is more commonly used for staphylococcus infections
Q. Does Cloxacillin cause weight gain or sleepiness?
These are no studies showing any relation between weight gain, sleepiness and Cloxacillin use
Q. Does it affect menstruation?
It is not known to affect menstruation
Q. Can I take Advil (ibuprofen)/ Tylenol (paracetamol) with Cloxacillin?
There are no known interactions between Cloxacillin and Advil (ibuprofen)/ Tylenol (paracetamol). But doctor's advice should be followed about taking both the medications together
Q. Is Cloxacillin safe for G6PD?
Yes, Cloxacillin can be safely used in patients who have deficiency of the enzyme glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD)
Q. Does Cloxacillin expire?
Cloxacillin has an expiry date, beyond which it should not be consumed. Please refer to the pack or package insert for the expiry date.
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